Search results for “pandemic policies”
Public Education
Report: Test scores still lagging post-pandemic

(The Center Square) – New research suggests reading and math test scores still lag prepandemic levels as schools grapple with ongoing learning loss, an unconstitutional funding model and growing discontent… Read More

December 1, 2023
Public Education
‘You don’t care about disadvantaged children’: the Biden administration is bullying school districts into complying with radical policies, says parent advocate

The Biden administration is being accused of bullying school districts into submission – even if it requires taking meals from disadvantaged students. In Missouri, the state’s largest school district, Springfield… Read More

October 30, 2023
Washington Post story on own education poll ignores important takeaways on transgender policies from survey

A Washington Post story reporting on its own survey of voters about education issues in Virginia ignores important takeaways of the survey’s findings, especially on transgender issues. On the biggest… Read More

October 25, 2023
Public Education
School districts with DEI officers see worse black, hispanic learning loss and secretive transgender policies

(The Daily Signal) – Administrators focused on diversity, equity and inclusion have ballooned in public school districts across the country, but their presence doesn’t translate to educational improvement for black… Read More

October 4, 2023
Public Education
2023 is ‘Year of Education Freedom’ as parents move ‘from dissatisfaction to opposition’ of progressive policies in schools, says Heritage report

The Heritage Foundation has released a new report calling 2023 the ‘Year of Education Freedom,’ citing three ways education reforms are being pushed by parents at the state level. “The… Read More

September 12, 2023
Public Education
Youngkin announces new education initiative after pandemic learning loss

(The Center Square) — Gov. Glenn Youngkin announced his ALL IN VA plan, intended to help Virginia students recover from COVID-19 learning loss and return to higher academic standards, on the… Read More

September 8, 2023
Public Education
Support for school choice shot up following COVID-19 pandemic, poll reveals

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – Voter support for school choice programs jumped 7% since before the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a Tuesday RealClear Opinion Research poll. At least 71% of… Read More

July 12, 2023
States with less restrictive COVID policies outperformed those with more restrictions, study shows

(The Center Square) – A new study is shedding light on the outcomes of states that placed restrictions on residents and businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Paragon Health Institute… Read More

March 31, 2023
Public Education
Most colleges of education stick to traditional teacher training despite pandemic-spurred innovation

(reimaginEd) – When Amy Marotz wanted to start a private homeschool collaborative for children with sensory issues, she didn’t rely on a traditional college of education for training, even though… Read More

December 12, 2022
Culture, Public Education
Americans have lost confidence in public education, fueling school choice growth during the pandemic, according to report

A startling 5 in 10 parents profess a loss of confidence in the public school classroom, particularly since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. That statistic comes in… Read More

December 2, 2022